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Unattainable Wada Morihiro Exhibited Modern Japanese Chaire Tea Caddy

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A bird wings designs form in white and cream on the dark glaze of this unique Tea Caddy by Wada Morihiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply Chaire. It was created in 1993, and show at Ogawa Museum of Art ,Wada Morihiro special exhibition named Hoko (Treasure) ,a copy is included with this sale. There is something about his art which is reminiscent of the artworks of Northwest Native Americans; the patchwork of colors and natural themes.
Size, D 10.5 cm H 6.8 cm
Condition, Excellent
Wada was born in Hyogo prefecture and apprenticed under Kyotos Tomimoto Kenkichi before moving to his current location in 1976. He has displayed at the Nihon Togei Ten (National Ceramics Exhibition) and Nihon Dento Kogei Ten (National Traditional Crafts Exhibition) among many others. He was awarded the gold medal at the Florence International Ceramics Exhibition in 1980 as well as being displayed at the Victoria Albert and Smithsonian as one representative of modern Japanese ceramics in 1983. He subsequently recieved the Japanese Ceramic Society Award in 1985, a very rare honor.